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December 2012

10 Attributes of Successful CEOs
Andrew Chastain discusses top traits of healthcare CEOs in Becker's Hospital Review.

Healthcare Jobs Will Continue to Grow and Shift
Christine Mackey-Ross shares thoughts on November jobs report in HealthLeaders.

Nick Rogish Joins WK Advisors
Rogish is newest consultant to join growing mid-level executive search practice.

November 2012

Executive Hiring Around the Holidays
Elaina Genser offers tips for successful executive hiring in Talent Management Magazine.

Foundations Can Learn From Livestrong
Greg Santore discusses how foundations can carry on after scandal in SportsBusiness Journal.

Strategies for Advancing Diversity
Jim Gauss discusses initiatives to promote, advance diversity in Diversity Executive.

Obama Re-election Brings Clarity to Reform
Kimberly Smith sizes up the election's importance for healthcare in FierceHealthcare.

Healthcare Job Growth Strong, Shifting
Andrew Chastain discusses strong healthcare employment outlook in Healthcare Finance News.

October 2012

2013 Trustee of the Year Nominations Extended!
Nominate a Trustee through December 28, 2012.

Chuck Wardell on Citigroup CEO Exit
Witt/Kieffer CEO Chuck Wardell comments on the abrupt exit on

Ford Shows Importance of Succession Planning
Witt/Kieffer CEO Chuck Wardell guest authors on

Succession Planning Rare, but Necessary
Elaina Genser highlights Witt/Kieffer survey results in new article.

Yeh Receives OCA Corporate Achievement Award
Witt/Kieffer congratulates Charlotte Yeh, M.D., FACEP on receiving prestigious award.

September 2012

Witt/Kieffer Congratulates 2012 Up & Comers
Chuck Wardell congratulates Modern Healthcare's newest class of winners.

Podcast: Necessity of Board Succession Planning
Jim Gauss shares strategies for succession planning, board recruitment in Trustee podcast.

Health Plans Continue to Hire from Within
Insurance companies may seek change, but those with industry experience are heavily favored.

Commitment Drives Healthcare Diversity
Diverse leadership is a valuable business builder, but CEOs and boards must drive the change.

August 2012

Sports Organizations Require Savvy Leaders
Sports foundations need executive leaders with a sophisticated set of skills. Read about those skills in this recent blog post.

Healthcare CEOs Postponing Retirement
A significant majority of healthcare CEOs between the ages of 55-59 have no plans to retire, or are at least five years away from retirement, according to a recent Witt/Kieffer survey.

Ensuring Competitive Advantage through Leadership Assessment
Richard Metheny shares approach to leadership assessment and how it ensures great leadership.

Advice for the Well-Tempered Candidate
Donna Padilla outlines six tips recruiters wish they could share with executive job seekers.

July 2012

Nominate a 2012 Up & Comer
Witt/Kieffer proudly joins Modern Healthcare in sponsoring the 2012 Up & Comers awards program.

June 2012

Affordable Care Act Ruling: Impact on Hiring
Andrew Chastain discusses Supreme Court decision to uphold Affordable Care Act in blog post.

CSO Role Grows in Children’s Hospitals
Jim King shares insights for finding the right chief strategy officer to fill the growing role in children’s hospitals.

May 2012

4 Strategies for Children's Hospitals Seeking Chief Strategy Officers
Jim King shares insights from his experience working with children's hospitals pursuing chief strategy officers.

Long-Term Care Leaders In Demand
Elaina Genser discusses growing need for senior care leaders in McKnight's.

April 2012

Witt/Kieffer Board Services Practice Identifies Trustees in Higher Education
John Thornburgh, Senior Vice President and Education Practice Co-leader, discusses firm’s new practice with Inside Higher Ed.

Diversity in Healthcare: New Podcast
Chairman of Board Services Jim Gauss discusses state of diversity in this new podcast.

Physician and Nurse Executives in High Demand
Senior Vice President Christine Mackey-Ross discusses impact of ACOs on quality and cost.

Witt/Kieffer Launches Board Services Practice
Witt/Kieffer’s Board Services practice will focus on recruiting board members as well as providing succession planning and management for boards.

March 2012

Diverse Leadership Needed in Long-Term Care Organizations
New generation of leaders must reflect changing patient populations, staff.

Sports Leadership Practice Launched
Witt/Kieffer has launched its new sports leadership practice.

Minority Representation For College Leaders Drops
National survey finds the decrease is the first of its kind in over 25 years.

How to Hire an Exceptional Leader
Join us in Chicago for an informal discussion.

February 2012

Practice Featured in Staffing Industry Analysts
The launch of the Witt/Kieffer life sciences practice was recently featured in Staffing Industry Analysts.

2012 Trustees of the Year Announced
Modern Healthcare announces the 2012 winners of the Trustee of the Year award.

Higher Education Boards Seek New Kind of Leader
What trustees are looking for in a president has evolved as colleges and universities move toward entrepreneurial leadership.

Healthcare Leaders Diversifying Ranks, Gap Remains
Witt/Kieffer Senior Vice President Jim Gauss discusses the improving state of healthcare diversity and acknowledges challenges in Hospitals & Health Networks.

January 2012

Mentors Important at Every Career Stage
Witt/Kieffer President/CEO Chuck Wardell discusses how mentors help executives achieve goals at every career level in Chicago Tribune.

Emerging Healthcare Leaders Face Challenges
Senior Vice President Kim Smith discusses trends impacting first-time healthcare CEOs in Becker’s Hospital Review.

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